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  • Centrify Infrastructure Services

    Auditing Administrators Guide February 2018 (update for release 2017.3)

    Centrify Corporation

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  • Contents

    About this guide 8Intended audience . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Using this guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    Conventions used in this guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    Finding more information about Centrify products . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    Contacting Centrify . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    Getting additional support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

    Chapter 1 Overview of the auditing infrastructure 12Deciding whether to audit user activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

    Capturing detailed and summary information for user sessions . . . . . . . . 13

    Reviewing recorded activity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    Auditing requires a scalable architecture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15

    How audited sessions are collected and stored . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

    Deploying auditing components in an audit installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17Planning where to install auditing components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Using multiple databases in an audit store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19Using multiple consoles in an installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19

    Agent components on audited UNIX computers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

    Agent components on audited Windows computers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

    Chapter 2 Planning a deployment 22Decide on the scope of the installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

    Decide where to install the management database . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

    Decide where to install collectors and audit stores . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24Use separate computers for collectors and audit store databases . .24Plan for network traffic and default ports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25Identify an Active Directory site or subnets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27Determine how many collectors and audit stores to install . . . . . . . .28

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  • Determine the recommended hardware configuration . . . . . . . . . . . .29Decide where to install agents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

    Decide where to install consoles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

    Make sure you have a supported edition of SQL Server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32

    Check SQL Server logins for auditing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33Create security groups for auditing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

    Determining storage requirements for auditing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34

    Whats involved in the deployment process. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37Prepare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38Deploy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39Validate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39Manage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .40

    Chapter 3 Installing Centrify Auditing and Monitoring Service 41Installation preview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41

    Install and configure Microsoft SQL Server for auditing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Downloading and installing SQL Server manually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44Configuring SQL Server to prepare for auditing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44Configuring Amazon RDS for SQL Server for auditing . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

    Install the Audit Manager and Audit Analyzer consoles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48

    Create a new installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49How to create an installation without system administrator privileges 52Create the first audit store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54Create the first audit store database . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55

    Install the audit collectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59Set the required permission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .60Install the collector service using the setup program . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61Configure the audit collector service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61

    Install Windows agents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62Verify prerequisites. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63Installing interactively using the setup program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64Deciding to install with or without joining the computer to a zone. . 67Installing silently by using the Microsoft Windows Installer . . . . . . . . 71

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  • Installing from a central location by using group policy . . . . . . . . . . . 81Install UNIX agents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83

    Enabling and disabling auditing on Linux and UNIX compu